Holistic PD: Strategies for District Leaders to Equip and Empower Today’s Educators

Webinar Catapult Learning Holistic PD: Strategies for District Leaders to Equip and Empower Today’s Educators Presented by District Administration October 17, 2023 | 2pm-3pm ET Reserve Your Spot Today’s district leaders face a daunting array of challenges, from addressing pandemic learning loss, to complying with inclusion mandates and improving teacher retention rates. Additionally, student behavioral challenges and low levels of engagement hinder both student and educator success. Taking a more holistic approach to professional development can equip and empower educators to address all student needs and challenges at scale, no matter how complex, whether they are academic [...]

2023-09-25T13:14:06-04:00September 25th, 2023|

FullBloom Acquires EmpowerU, Deepening Its Commitment to Mental Health Services

Move enhances company mission of supporting students' resilience and mental well-being to unlock learning potential and academic outcomes PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FullBloom, a leading provider of special education, instructional intervention, behavioral health, and professional development solutions, today announced the acquisition of EmpowerU, a premier provider of evidence-based programs that improve student motivation, behaviors, and mental health. EmpowerU provides both Tier 1 teacher-led curriculum and Tier 2 one-on-one counseling support that improves mental health, behavior and academic outcomes for students and educators. The acquisition expands FullBloom's student and educator services to support schools [...]

2023-09-20T11:26:11-04:00September 20th, 2023|

Improved Literacy Scores Require Improved Literacy Instruction

Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) District, looking to improve test scores through more holistic and effective PD, engaged Catapult Learning to provide job-embedded literacy coaching workshops on how K-5 teachers can apply the Science of Reading through structured literacy. Here's how: Literacy scores are lower than they’ve been in decades. In fact, the National Assessment of Educational Progress long-term trend assessments showed the average reading score for 13-year-olds dropped seven points in the 2022-23 school year compared to a decade ago. Prior to the fall of 2022, the Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) District in Maryland [...]

2023-09-06T09:32:32-04:00August 4th, 2023|

Catapult Learning Selected by Mississippi Department of Education to Provide Statewide Professional Development and Coaching Services

Multi-year contract delivers instructional mathematics training and support to K-12 public schools PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catapult Learning, a provider of intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in K-12 schools, announced its selection by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to provide professional development (PD) and coaching services for educators at K-12 schools to improve student outcomes. The four-year state contract includes an optional one-year renewal for a fifth year. Working with Catapult Learning, MDE will provide 25 or more new instructional math coaches. The first group will serve educators at seven elementary [...]

2023-02-27T13:21:36-05:00February 13th, 2023|

Turning Summer Learning Loss into Learning Gains

Summer learning loss, summer slide—these familiar terms describe the loss of learning over the summer from the prior school year because of the lengthy absence from school. On top of that, we are now (unfortunately) dealing with COVID learning loss, which still lingers as a result of school disruptions and prolonged virtual learning. Combined, this loss of learning creates a dangerous and slippery slope that schools and students have been struggling to climb since the spring of 2020. But there is a way to combat summer slide and COVID learning loss. First, let’s look at some staggering data surrounding learning [...]

2023-04-11T15:08:58-04:00February 3rd, 2023|

Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) chooses Catapult Learning to provide mathematics coaching services to selected schools

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will provide 25 or more new instructional math coaches over the next four years to identified K-12 schools. The coaches will deliver professional development and coaching services to teachers and administrators that will improve student outcomes. Today, the Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted to approve a four-year contract of nearly $11 million in state-appropriated funds with Catapult Learning, LLC, to provide mathematics coaching services to selected schools. Catapult has more than 46 years of experience supplying educational supports to schools and districts across the world. The state’s contract with the [...]

2023-01-20T17:10:40-05:00January 20th, 2023|

LIPDRC- December 2022 Newsletter

Happy December! As we look at the month of December, we often reflect on the year that has passed. We welcome the change of season and take the time to recognize the teachers we have supported throughout the year. Collaborating with other leaders and educators across Long Island is helping to foster long lasting academic networks for years to come. Community Spotlight Reinventing the PD Experience We have had the opportunity to work with the wonderful staff of LUHI school this [...]

2022-12-13T11:06:08-05:00December 7th, 2022|

LIPDRC- November 2022 Newsletter

Happy November! When we think about November our mind often focuses on the beginning of the holiday season. What better way to reflect on Thanksgiving then to share with your faculty, your students and your communities the positive strides the children have made so far this year? Take the time this month to be thankful for successes and remember to focus on your “wins”. Upcoming Workshops November 9 & 10- Organizational Success in the Digital Space Technology is a powerful tool that, when used properly, can save time, automate processes, [...]

2022-11-10T14:29:44-05:00November 3rd, 2022|

Catapult Learning is Named a 2022 Cognia ‘System of Distinction’

Intervention and professional development provider places in the top 10 percent of all Cognia programs assessed globally PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Catapult Learning, a nationwide leader in math and literacy intervention programs for students and professional development solutions for teachers in both public and nonpublic K-12 schools, today announced its recognition as a 2022 System of Distinction by Cognia™, a global nonprofit school improvement organization. As part of the System of Distinction program, Cognia identifies pre-K–12 education institutions that exemplify excellence in education and service to learners. Cognia selected Catapult Learning as one of only 38 systems and [...]

2022-11-01T12:20:53-04:00November 1st, 2022|

The Only Real Way to Recover from Learning Loss

The devastating learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has been well-documented, and its effects still linger today. A recent survey shows that  59% of families are worried that their children will experience long-term academic struggles because of disruptions to their education (both academic and emotional) during the COVID-19 pandemic*. In addition, the most recent i-Ready assessments, for the 2021-22 school year, reveal that fewer children in the early grades (K-3) are developing essential phonics skills. Math scores aren’t much better; in grades 5 through 8, for example, fewer students than ever are developing essential math skills like understanding place [...]

2022-11-01T10:28:48-04:00November 1st, 2022|
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